How does one train for a climb when they live Minnesota flat country? Dupre is resourceful, and being a carpenter, the solution is obvious: climb up and down a ladder.
So, that’s what he does. With a 20ft ladder tied to a tree in his yard, donning a 60lbs backpack filled with salt bags, Dupre does ladder repeats.
“It’s not that exciting, but I get a nice view of Lake Superior at the top,” said Dupre. “It’s just 50 feet outside my front door, so I have no excuse to skip a workout”. Schedule